Police officer Jason Van Dyke appears at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on June 2, 2017. Antonio Perez/Pool/Chicago Tribune

Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In 16-Shot Slaying Of Laquan McDonald

Jason Van Dyke escaped a first-degree murder conviction, but was also convicted of 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, which carries a minimum six-year term.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.